New Letters
On The Air

Loida Maritza Pérez

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20041006, 20030618, 20010502, 20000927

Find out about the Latina writer, Loida Maritza Pérez, whose first novel, Geographies of Home, explores the lives of a Dominican Republican family transported to New York, and how they struggle to keep their cultural integrity in the face of change.  Discover this burgeoning voice in American fiction, whose book was described by Edwidge Danticat as one that “will leave you feeling both amazingly breathless and wonderfully redeemed.”  

| Subject Matter: Latina, Dominican Republic, Culture, Family | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Fiction |

See All audio

Kansas City Literary Events

John Freeman

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

News

Writers for Readers

Join us at Writers for Readers November 1st,  an evening celebrating the power of expression through creative writing and reading. 

Shop

Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.